T&T, WINDWARDS FOR GIRLS UNDER-19 FINAL

COUVA, Trinidad – Trinidad & Tobago and Windward Islands will meet in the Grand Final of the Cricket West Indies-sanctioned Regional Girls’ Under-19 Invitational Tournament on Sunday at the National Cricket Centre here.

The T&T Under-19 girls finished the round-robin of the four-team tournament with 11 points, following victories in their first five matches and a no-result in the final preliminary match, also against the Windwards, who ended with seven points.

The Consolation Final of the tournament will bring together Guyana and Barbados at the nearby Gilbert Park.

The final round of matches on Saturday afternoon were badly affected by rain. T&T Under-19 Girls were 87 for four after 18 overs after they were put in to bat by the Windwards, but the remainder of the match at NCC was rained out, while the contest between Guyana and Barbados at Gilbert Park was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

On Saturday morning, T&T earned a Super Over victory against the Barbadians, as they swept through the preliminary matches. The home team, sent in to bat, reached 87 for five from their allocation of 20 overs before they restricted their opponents to 87 for seven from their 20 overs.

In the Super Over contest, T&T reached five for one from five balls in reply to the Barbadians’ four for one.

In the other contest at Gilbert Park, Windwards posted 116 for five from their 20 overs and restricted Guyana to 83 for six in 20 overs – including three run outs – to earn a 33-run victory and seal their place in the Final.

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